[development] New Drupal Logging to text file Module
irb at ianbezanson.ca
Mon Feb 11 15:04:29 UTC 2008
Thanks Khalid, I agree that this will be the best method for Drupal 6.x
+. I likely will leave my release as an option for Drupal 5.x (and not
bother porting it to 6), as I know that we've found it quite handy.
I'll take a peek into the new functionality as we progress towards
I appreciate the info.
On Mon, 2008-11-02 at 09:58 -0500, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> The correct way to do this is to use the new watchdog hook that made
> to Drupal 6.
> Here is the API call
> There are already standards in place for alert levels that the above
> and modules that call it can use.
> There is a backport of that to Drupal 5.x here
> The syslog module in the above patch, and in D6 can already log to
> a flat file, and the output is themable so you can format it however
> you like.
> Here is an example module that does logging to email per severity
> On Feb 11, 2008 8:03 AM, Ian Bezanson <irb at ianbezanson.ca> wrote:
> And again...
> The company I work for bases all of our projects on the Drupal
> infratructure. The watchdog application simply doesn't work
> for us, so
> I'd created a module to log messages to file in the format:
> 00:00:58 [module::function_name][LOG_LEVEL]: Checking to see
> if user
> 0c2f977cc24e4e41d8cd6d9a4099ab0b is anonymous.
> We've decided that this is likely a worthwhile project to
> release to the
> community, so I am currently working on a release. Right now,
> I have a
> group of Log Levels (FATAL, ERROR, WARN, INFO, DEBUG, TRACE),
> one log
> type (DRUPAL_BASE) and the ability to add/configure more.
> The site admin can configure whether or not to turn on
> logging, a
> minimum log level to write out, where the log files should
> live, etc.
> I will send another message once the initial release is made,
> but wanted
> to gauge what people thought about this module. It's more of
> developer's module, as it requires developers to add a hook,
> such as:
> drupal_log_to_file("MODULE_NAME::FUNCTION_NAME", "LOG_TYPE",
> LOG_LEVEL, "MESSAGE")
> into their code, in order for the system to log anything.
> Let me know anyone's thoughts :)
> Ian Bezanson
> irb at ianbezanson.ca
> Khalid M. Baheyeldin
> 2bits.com, Inc.
> Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
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